July 26th 1954

  • He receives in his prison cell of Isle of Pines the unexpected visit of the then Minister of the Interior, Ramón O. Hermida, who comes to apologize after having publicly insulted Fidel.

  • After the visit, a crisis arises in the Batista cabinet, as Rafael Díaz-Balart scorns Hermida in a public letter. Both resign and Batista intervenes to appease the issue.